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Re: Trying AO-40



A chart is only useful if there is no Doppler - 435.700 should put you 33
KHz away from the Middle beacon - that should be plenty. The net is Beacon
+ 30 KHz right? So you would be 3 KHz further away than the net but below
the beacon.

73's

Don Woodward
KD4APP
AMSAT 33535
kd4app@amsat.org
http://kd4app.webhop.org


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Fraser" <sfraser@sierra.apana.org.au>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 19:33
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Trying AO-40


Hi All,

David Rush wrote:
> I'm confused about one thing in AMSAT's AO-40 FAQ, under "How do I find
my
> own signal on AO-40?".  It says to first find the beacon at 2401.323.  By
> my calculations, the corresponding uplink to the beacon would be
435.702 -
> right?  The FAQ says "a good frequency for U/S usage is 435.700".  Isn't
> that going to put you almost on top of the beacon, a big no-no???
>


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